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Aleksandr Popov

Full name: Aleksandr Popov
Original name: Александр Попов
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 220 lbs (100 kg)
Born: November 17, 1959
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Weightlifting

Biography

Aleksandr Popov had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1983 World Championships Sub-Heavyweight class (422.5 kg); 2nd in the 1983 European Championships Sub-Heavyweight class (422.5 kg); 2nd in the 1986 European Championships Sub-Heavyweight class (397.5 kg); 2nd in the 1988 European Championships Sub-Heavyweight class (422.5 kg); 3rd in the 1993 European Championships Heavyweight class (417.5 kg). He set one clean & jerk world record.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Weightlifting Men's Heavyweight II Soviet Union URS 5

Men's Heavyweight II

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K S/F
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Weightlifting Soviet Union URS Final Standings 5 420.0
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Weightlifting Soviet Union URS Snatch 5T 187.5
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Weightlifting Soviet Union URS Snatch Lift #1 AC 182.5 o
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Weightlifting Soviet Union URS Snatch Lift #2 AC 187.5 o
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Weightlifting Soviet Union URS Snatch Lift #3 AC 190.0 x
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Weightlifting Soviet Union URS Clean & Jerk 5 232.5
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Weightlifting Soviet Union URS Clean & Jerk Lift #1 AC 227.5 o
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Weightlifting Soviet Union URS Clean & Jerk Lift #2 AC 232.5 o
1988 Summer 28 Seoul Weightlifting Soviet Union URS Clean & Jerk Lift #3 AC 237.5 x
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